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Newcastle-under-Lyme,

city (1991 pop. 73,208) and district, Staffordshire, W central England, on the Lyme River. Construction materials, apparel, computers, electric motors, and machinery are manufactured in the city. There are ruins of a castle built (12th cent., the "new castle" of the city's name) under Ranulf, earl of Chester. The 13th-century parish church was redesigned in 1876 by George Gilbert ScottScott, Sir George Gilbert,
1811–78, English architect. Prominent in the Gothic revival, he designed many public structures. He also directed a vast amount of Gothic restoration work, beginning with renovations of Ely Cathedral (1847) and including Westminster Abbey (where
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. Within the district, Chesterton has extensive Roman remains.

Newcastle-under-Lyme

a town in W central England, in Staffordshire. Pop.: 74 427 (2001)
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We had a lovely reception and it was nice so many of my friends and relatives could come up from Newcastle under Lyme.
A Staffordshire Ambulance Service spokesman said yesterday: "We had an emergency call to a private address in Newcastle under Lyme.
The first is to merge North Stoke and South Stoke PCTs to create a single trust, and to create a larger primary care trust by bringing together Burntwood, Lichfield and Tamworth PCT, Cannock Chase PCT, East Staffordshire PCT, Staffordshire Moorlands PCT, Newcastle Under Lyme PCT and South Western Staffordshire PCT.
The third is due to take place in Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, in 2006.
PCs Mark Ridgway, 33, of Newcastle under Lyme, Wayne Blandford, 29, of Stoke and Paul Handley, 36, also of Stoke, deny assault.
Pearce, of King Street, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, pleaded not guilty to seven charges on three boys aged 9 to 10 between 2002 and last year.
The firm, based on the Science Park at Keele University, has also won the Golden Web award for its web design for car leasing company Griffin Contract Leasing, at Newcastle under Lyme.
The 38-year-old woman was attacked in the early hours of yesterday as she walked to her home in Newcastle under Lyme.

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